Daily Archives: February 19, 2020

African countries aren’t borrowing too much: they’re paying too much for debt

There is renewed concern about the sustainability of rising debt levels in many African countries. Much of this debt is being incurred through foreign currency denominated Eurobonds issued on international financial markets. The total value of Eurobonds issued between 2018 …

MPLA regrets death of Mozambican nationalist

The first Prime Minister of Mozambique, Mario Fernandes da Graca Machungo died last Monday in Lisbon (Portugal) with 79 years old.

On the condolence note, MPLA states that Mario Fernandes da Graca leaves a great void within the Mozambican society …

Lesotho Wool Industry Crisis Plunges Farmers Into Despair

MASERU – Wool and mohair have long been the pride of the tiny mountain kingdom of Lesotho. But a recent change in the Southern African nation’s system of brokering exports has created havoc in this industry, forcing many farmers into …

Amnesty Calls for Thorough Probe Into Rwandan Singer’s Death

WASHINGTON – Amnesty International is calling for an investigation after a well-known Rwandan gospel singer was found dead in a prison cell.

Kizito Mihigo reportedly died by suicide four days after being arrested near the border with Burundi. Eric Kabera, …